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10 Recipes for a Cracking Christmas Beach Picnic

Christmas is just around the corner, and with that comes family feasting and summer festivities. For a cracking Christmas this year, why not come on down to Two Rocks beach for a change of scenery? The glistening summer sun, frothy shores and salty breeze, combined with quality family time never looked so good at the beach this Christmas.

Here’s some delightful Christmas picnic ideas to get you in the festive spirit, all perfect for a Christmas celebration by the beach.

 

Christmas Beach Picnic Starters and Sides

The beach in summer calls for some zest, fresh vegetables and of course, fish!

Tempt your guests with these sumptuous Christmas starters:

  1.   Mexican seven-layer dip

Add an International twist to your traditional Aussie Christmas. Click here for a zesty treat.

  1.   Potato and rocket salad with toasted walnuts

Click here for a salad to please everyone.

  1.   Thai fish cakes

A great, make-ahead entrée and perfect for a Christmas picnic by the beach. Click here for the flavourful appetiser before the big feast.

 

Christmas Beach Picnic Mains

Some like it traditional, some like it Aussie-style, while others just want meat-free options.

Here’s some mains ideas for your Christmas beach picnic, catering to the many tastes of your party:

  1.   Pumpkin, goat’s cheese and herb frittata.

A vegetarian treat, the whole family will enjoy.

Click here for the recipe to get the picnic started.

  1.   Turkey breast with walnut, raisin and sage stuffing.

Click here for a classic Christmas favourite.

  1.   Christmas Kebabs

If you’re lucky enough to score a beachside barbecue, then you can’t go past the Australian kebab.

Choose your pick of Kangaroo or Chicken kebab recipes, for a summer-loving, family-festive favourite.

  1.   Chilli Prawns

It just can’t be an Australian Christmas without prawns! Click here for a delicious chilli prawns recipe, sure to be a seafood hit as an appetiser or main.

 

Christmas Beach Picnic Desserts

You may be chockers from all the delectable starters and mains, but we all know there’s always room for dessert.

Here’s a few dessert dishes that are ever so fruity, festive and simply irresistible:

  1.   A summer berry Pavlova.

You can’t have an Aussie Christmas without one. Click here for ‘berry merry Christmas’ must have.

  1.   Merry mango trifle.

Combining fresh, summer fruits, fruit cake and a hint of sherry and brandy – are you tempted? For a festive indulgence, click here to get your hands on this recipe.

  1. Christmas sugar cookies

A favourite for the kids to make and eat, you can prepare them in all festive shapes and sizes. Click here for an easy to serve and snack on Christmas beach picnic dessert.

 

Good food, good company, and a gorgeous Two Rocks beach will make Christmas 2019, a celebration to cherish. So, grab your loved ones, towels and sunscreen and head on down to the beach for Christmas this year (and don’t forget the food). A beach picnic with easy to make, store and serve sides, mains and desserts will make for a very merry affair.

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